Found September 10, 2013 on Bush League Chronicle:
PLAYERS: Chris Davis
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles

Your browser does not support iframes. Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis is the Major League Baseball leader in home runs this season. And he is also the league leader in fouling pitches off into his own jersey. Check it out as Davis manages to make a pitch from New York Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia disappear into his jersey. As you can see, the ball takes an unusual route to get there, bouncing from the dirt, to his knee, and then finally his chest. It's official, folks. Chris Davis is a magician at making ball vanish.


WATCH: Buck Showalter charges Yanks dugout, confronts Joe Girardi

There are rivals, and then there is the American League East.  The Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and Tampa Bay Rays are in a free-for-all for the second American League Wild Card spot and every game counts. Especially when they are against each other.  Tensions are high, and this was no more evident than tonight in Baltimore as the Orioles skipper Buck Showalter either took...

Buck Showalter, Joe Girardi get into fight (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Buck Showalter and Joe Girardi had to be restrained after getting into a fight before the second inning of the New York Yankees-Baltimore Orioles game on Monday night. The argument occurred after Girardi had words with Orioles third base coach Bobby Dickerson. Showalter came out of the Orioles dugout […]

Buck Showalter goes after Joe Girardi

How well do you read lips? If you do, you're bound to catch some choice words from Monday night's confrontation between Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his New York Yankees counterpart, Joe Girardi. Showalter bolted out of the dugout after the first inning, screaming at Girardi: "That ain't right, Joe. That ain't right." Showalter also made...

With playoffs in the balance, the Baltimore Orioles struggle to get timely hits

Adam Jones is batting .290 in the month of Sept. He has four home runs and six RBIs in eight games. (Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America) The Baltimore Orioles have lived and died by the home run all season long. But for the last four series, home runs seem to be the only way they can score runs. When the O’s departed Baltimore on Aug. 26 to play the Boston Red...

Girardi and Showalter go at it for stealing signs (VIDEO)

Orioles manager Buck Showalter and Yankees skipper Joe Girardi got in a heated exchange in the top of the second inning at Camden Yards Monday night. The reason for their woofing — Girardi thought he saw Orioles third-base coach Bobby Dickerson stealing signs, either pitch selection or location, in the first inning. In fact, Girardi was so sure of what he thought he saw, he...

Q&A: Kevin Gausman, Orioles Future Ace

Kevin Gausman earned a win in middle-relief earlier this month. Don’t expect many repeats of that performance in the coming years. The Baltimore Orioles right-hander should be logging his decisions as a frontline starter. Drafted fourth-overall last year out of LSU, the 22-year-old Gausman didn’t look ready for prime time when he debuted with the […]

Things Get Heated Between Managers In Baltimore

In the midst of a wild card race between two division rivals, things are bound to get testy, and that’s what happened on Monday night in Baltimore.  Orioles manager Buck Showalter was visibly upset after seeing Yankees manager Joe Girardi talking to third base coach Bobby Dickerson.  As heard by the commentators, the source of the friction was most likely sign stealing, but Showalter...

Benches Clear When Orioles Manager Buck Showalter Tries To Run After Joe Girardi (Video)

  The Yankees and Orioles have a long standing rivalry which has been pretty one sided for over a decade, but we saw a spark of old times on Monday. Things heated up when Joe Girardi screamed at Orioles 3rd base coach Bobby Dickerson for allegedly stealing signs. Which then caused Showalter to get involved and it lead to this… Orioles ended up with the last laugh as they won 4-2

Benches Clear when Orioles Manager Buck Showalter Goes After Joe Girardi (Video)

Things got a little heated in Baltimore between the Yankees and Orioles as managers Buck Showalter and Joe Girardi got into a heated exchange after it appeared Girardi yelled at the Orioles bench. Watch below as benches clear as the two managers have to be restrained. Thank Blacksportsonline for the footage.

Joe Girardi & Buck Showalter Scream after Girardi has words w/ Orioles 3rd base coach Bobby Dickerson

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Managers spar, then O's beat Yankees

Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 4-2 on Monday night in a game that featured an on-field confrontation between the teams' managers. With the victory, the Orioles moved within 1 1-2 games of idle Tampa Bay for the second AL wild card. The Yankees fell three games behind Tampa Bay. Tillman (16-5) allowed...

Rumble In The Bronx: Showalter And Girardi Exchange Unpleasantries

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi exchanged unpleasantries in a heated affair yesterday. The incident apparently stemmed from the Orioles stealing signs, which prompted  Girardi to voice his displeasure to third base coach Bobby Dickerson, which in turn set Showalter go off. I would have actually liked to have seen these two combatants...

Buck Showalter Wants None Of Joe Girardi's Shenanigans

((HT: MLB/YES/MASN)) The Yankees, in order to win 90 games and maybe make the playoffs, have to go 14-4 the rest of the way... And, as a manager, you're going to do anything to throw anyone off their game... Like this... Your browser does not support iframes. Orioles Manager Buck Showalter didn't want Girardi to chirp at the third base coach, Bobby Dickerson. He...

Orioles blow 3-run lead in 7-5 loss to Yankees

The high fastballs that worked so well for Miguel Gonzalez early in the game ended up soaring over the fence later in his outing against the New York Yankees. Sixth-inning homers by Alfonso Soriano and Mark Reynolds sparked a comeback that enabled the Yankees to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 on Tuesday night. Chris Davis' 49th home run capped a four-run fifth inning that gave...

Preview: Yankees @ Orioles (9/10/13)

The four game series in Baltimore didn’t start in the Yankees favor, but Ivan Nova (8-4, 3.02 ERA) will try and clip the Orioles wings as he takes on Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 3.98 ERA) in game two. Nova failed to go at least six innings in a start for the first time since April 26 his last time out, giving up three runs on five hits while laboring through four innings. The righty...
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